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What is the difference between Mantra-Siddhi and Bhagavat-Praapti?

What is the difference between Mantra-siddhi that is described primarily in the Tantras as success of the sadhana and Bhagavat-prapti which is thought as the ultimate goal in the dvaita bhava upasana?
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Can a person be a guru for his own wife?

Is it allowed for a person to be a guru for his own wife? Does any scripture disallows it?
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Where can I find Tara Trishati?

As with any devi upasana, there exists a trishati stotram for that devi (eg: Lalita etc.) I tried to find Tara Trishati stotram in various books related to Tara and unable to find it. Can anyone help ...
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What is the story of Sri VadirAja tirtha?

He was a famous acharya in Madhva tradition. He was considered as a great devotee of lord Hayagreeva. What was his life story? Are there any miracles associated with him? What are his important ...
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What does it mean by Not accepting Murti puja? And how to do it

From last few days I am reading Shri Sai Satcharitra. and in Chapter 41 there is something "Baba Abdul Rahiman is against murti puja or image-worship". Refrence Shri Sai Satcharitra Chapter 41 As ...
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Do the Vedas themselves talk about the jnAna and karma kAnda?

There is a popular belief that the Vedas have section like jnana kanda and karma kanda. Is there any such statement in the Vedas which talks of such kAndams?
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Who was Srividya upasaka Sri Bhuvanananda Natha?

One of the well-known name in the South Indian Sri Vidya tradition is Sri Bhuvanananda Natha. Is there any brief info about his life events and upasana?
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What is Sri Vidya?

In many books, TV shows, and discourses there are various definitions and explanations of Sri Vidya. So what exactly is Sri Vidya?